Healthy Fuel for your Kids Snacks or Cold Lunches

The debate, or rather she hoped it was a debate, started when I told my daughter she would be having cold lunches this year with the option of hot lunch from the school only once per week. There was no real debate because even though the kids know how to vote, the rule is I am boss and while I take in their opinions, I do have the final ruling or decision to make. I recently tested out Dole Real Fruit Bites and they were so delicious and nutritious, which means the kids will surely have some of those during […]

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CLOSED Ocean Spray® Fruit Flavored Snacks Review and Giveaway #MyBlogSpark

My family recently received some yummy treats, which I had forgotten I signed up to receive. What was it ??? Ocean Spray Fruit Flavored Snacks! Oh yes indeed and my kids love these babies! More Product Info: Made with real fruit juice and natural colors. {{Colors from natural sources. These Fruit Flavored Snacks are made with apple, pear, and cranberry juice concentrate. See package for a list of complete ingredients. They are not intended to replace fruit in the diet.}} 80 calories, gluten free and contain 100% of the Daily Value of Vitamin C. Available with year round Double Box […]

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Gerber® Graduates® Grabbers™ Squeezable Fruit and Fruit and Vegetable Pouches

My sons were able to try a new addition to their lunch and daytime snack routine with Gerber® Graduates® Grabbers™ Squeezable Fruit and Fruit and Vegetable Pouches! Take note, my son Aj rarely smiles for a picture and he totally was happy about this new snack idea that he smiled right away holding it up for me to take a pic! Apparently Aj had seen kids in his class have snacks similar or the same as the Gerber® Graduates® Grabbers™ Squeezable Fruit and Fruit and Vegetable Pouches this year in Kindergarten. I was excited to hear that he was familiar […]

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Teaching Children To Eat Healthy For Life

Guest post by: Penelope is the creator of Penelope’s Oasis, where she writes about health, beauty tips, relationships, and more. I’m a mom, and I know the importance of teaching children to eat healthy right from the start. It seems that once they get a taste of the “bad stuff”, they don’t want anything else. On the other hand, they need to learn to eat and enjoy everything- in moderation. What are some ideas for teaching your children to eat healthy? Offer children tasty fruits and vegetables (emphasis on tasty). There are a lot of delicious foods, so focus on […]

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Cheerios: Quality Time While Nourishing the Body and Mind of my Children

Quality time with my children is very important but also just as important is making sure I am nourishing their mind and body while we enjoy this time together. Here at my house I am not big on offering sweets for snacks but we do enjoy a good healthy treat such as Cheerios or similar for snack.  It’s great that my children are still at the ages of 8, 4 and 2 without knowing too much about sugary treats. One thing my children and I now like to do together is to go outside and enjoy our new backyard watching […]

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Eating Right Kids

Safeway and Warner Bros.’ Loony Tunes have teamed up to create Eating Right KidsTM to bring you meals, snacks, cereals and drinks your kids will love. These are products you will feel good about allowing your child to have! Eating Right KidsTM is a full line of foods that are tasty and better for your children than those “other” products seen around the grocery stores. Formulated based on the most recent dietary recommendations and regulations from several federal and state agencies you can rest assure these meals, drinks, cereals, snacks and juices will not only be a fun way to […]

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